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Ducati: We are Dovizioso's "best choice" in MotoGP

Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti says the Italian marque is Andrea Dovizioso's "best choice", as both parties are yet to agree on terms to continue in MotoGP beyond 2020

Dovizioso felt he was too aggressive in Le Mans MotoGP practice

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso admitted his riding was "too aggressive" in Friday practice for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans

Cal Crutchlow less comfortable on 2019 Honda MotoGP bike

LCR rider Cal Crutchlow says he feels less comfortable with the current specification of the Honda MotoGP bike, which "feels nothing like" the 2018 version

Crutchlow wants Honda's 'full support' to beat Ducatis in MotoGP

Cal Crutchlow says he needs Honda's "full support" to take points off the factory Ducatis and aid Marc Marquez's MotoGP title campaign

Espargaro: Aprilia can only improve after 'destroying' '17 MotoGP bike

Aleix Espargaro says the Aprilia MotoGP team can now only improve after 'destroying' the strengths of its 2017-spec RS-GP

Scott Redding accepts his MotoGP career will end after Aprilia

Aprilia rider Scott Redding says he must "accept" that his time in MotoGP is over as he continues to weigh up where to race in 2019

Johann Zarco 'fighting my own bike' in MotoGP struggles

Tech3 Yamaha rider Johann Zarco says he was having to "fight with my own bike" in last weekend's Misano MotoGP round as his slump in form continued

Espargaro defends 'dangerous' Avintia MotoGP stand-in Ponsson

Aprilia rider Aleix Espargaro "feels really bad" for Avintia stand-in Christophe Ponsson, whose MotoGP debut at Misano generated controversy

Crutchlow: Fenati's Misano Moto2 actions warrant a lifetime ban

Romano Fenati's actions during the Moto2 race at Misano warranted a lifetime ban, according to MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow

Marquez and Rossi concerned about Avintia stand-in Ponsson

MotoGP champions Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez have both admitted concern over the circumstances in which Avintia stand-in Christophe Ponsson will make his MotoGP debut at Misano

Marc Marquez: Andrea Dovizioso's run of MotoGP crashes 'not normal'

Andrea Dovizioso's three crashes in the past four MotoGP races are "not normal" for the reliable Ducati rider, according to championship leader Marc Marquez

Scott Redding found out he'd lost Aprilia MotoGP ride on social media

Scott Redding says he found out he would not be retained by the Aprilia MotoGP team for 2019 on social media

KTM could bring 2019 bike forward after prototype's Jerez debut

KTM will "make a big effort" to provide its main riders with the 2019 prototype RC16 bike as early as August's Red Bull Ring MotoGP round, according to Pol Espargaro

Redding fears he's running out of time to keep Aprilia MotoGP seat

Scott Redding believes his "time is running out" to prove he should retain his Aprilia MotoGP seat, four races into his stint with the manufacturer

Andrea Dovizioso: Jorge Lorenzo blocked me at all costs at Jerez

Andrea Dovizioso believes Ducati team-mate Jorge Lorenzo tried to block him at all costs during MotoGP's Jerez race, which ultimately cost the Italian a chance to fight for the win

MotoGP Jerez: Dovizioso blames Lorenzo, Pedrosa for causing crash

Andrea Dovizioso blames both Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo for the crash that led to the trio retiring from MotoGP race at Jerez, with emphasis on the Honda rider's actions

MotoGP Jerez: 'Three cleanest riders' on grid involved in pile-up

The multi-bike collision in the MotoGP race at Jerez involved the "three cleanest riders" in the category, according to Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa

Bradley Smith believes he could get KTM Tech3 MotoGP seat for 2019

Bradley Smith believes he could remain in the KTM MotoGP fold by landing one of Tech3 satellite seats for 2019

Johann Zarco defends MotoGP Qatar race-leading strategy

Johann Zarco has defended his race strategy in the MotoGP season opener, where he slipped down the order in the closing stages after leading most of the race

Lorenzo: Ignoring Ducati team orders was best for Dovizioso

Jorge Lorenzo insists his refusal to heed a Ducati team instruction to move aside for Andrea Dovizioso during MotoGP's Valencia season finale was aimed at helping his team-mate

MotoGP Valencia: Dovizioso not yet quick enough for must-win race

Andrea Dovizioso fears his speed in practice is "not enough" ahead of Sunday's Valencia race, which he must win to snatch the MotoGP title

MotoGP Valencia: Marquez's lack of discipline buoys Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso says Marc Marquez's "struggles to restrain himself" in races gives him hope he can still secure the 2017 MotoGP crown in Valencia this weekend

Rossi: Pedrosa as dangerous a MotoGP title rival as Vinales/Marquez

Spanish Grand Prix winner Dani Pedrosa is as credible a threat in this year's MotoGP title chase as Marc Marquez or Maverick Vinales, Valentino Rossi believes

Valentino Rossi 'lucky' to finish the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix

Yamaha's Valentino Rossi says he was "lucky" to finish Sunday's MotoGP race at Jerez as a vibration forced him to slow down "three seconds per lap" towards the finish